Discovery certificate for object 2018bvb
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 18716 [ 2018TNSTR.682....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-05-21 09:42:19
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Source Group: GaiaAlerts

A. Delgado, D. Harrison, S. Hodgkin, M. van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, A. Yoldas (University of Cambridge), on behalf of Gaia Alerts team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018bvb
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18bgs
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 07:04:35.900 (106.149583) DEC = -11:04:48.22 (-11.080061)
Discovery date: 2018-05-17 09:51:50 (JD=2458255.9109954)


Remarks: variable source GDS J0704359-110448 dims by 1.5 mag, probable YSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-05-17 09:51:50
Flux: 15.65 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-10-04 00:38:52
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018bvb